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also corn stalk  (kôrn′stôk′)
The stalk or stem of a corn plant.


1. (Agriculture) a stalk or stem of corn
2. slang Austral a tall thin man



a stalk of Indian corn.
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Noun1.cornstalk - the stalk of a corn plant
corn, Indian corn, maize, Zea mays - tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times
stalk, stem - a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
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Interactions and kinetic analysis of oil shale semi-coke with cornstalk during co-combustion.
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a lone monarch butterfly / Landed on a dry corn tassel / Where it hung with tiny feet / As the cornstalk shivered in the wind.
The lesser cornstalk borer, Elasmopalpus lignosellus (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), is a polyphagous, semi-subterranean pest that is widely distributed in USA and Central and South America (Heinrich 1956; Genung & Green 1965; Chang & Ota 1987).
Here is the list, using their common names, from the NASA study: English Ivy, Spider plant, Golden Pothos, Peace Lily, Chinese Evergreen, Bamboo or Reed Palm, Snake Plant, Heartleaf, Split-leaf and Elephant Ear Philodendrons, Weeping Fig (Ficus Benjamina), Cornstalk, Janet Craig, Warneckii and Red-edged Dracaenas.
The 605 Super M Cornstalk Special Baler is built to make baling cornstalks more efficient with added capability via the innovative lnline[TM] Ramp.
Shooting a low, slow goose that decides to fly about cornstalk high in a straight line right across your gun barrel is a different story.
Without the prefabs, people live in cornstalk cabins with dirt floors.
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In Tommy Cornstalk (1902) the Veldt is vividly portrayed: 'Sunrise--with dew sparkling like diamond points on the long wavering grass, the fresh breeze fanning your face, the glorious blue sky overhead boasts of the coming day.
The development is a certified organic farm with native-only landscaping and several green-housing options, from cornstalk carpeting and recycled tire mats to standard bamboo flooring and shredded blue jeans used as insulation.
The Lion's Son was published by Cornstalk Publishing of Sydney in 1928.